Webinar 10/09/2014 - 16:00-17:00

Solar O&M Europe 

Asset Management, Portfolio Management and O&M: challenges & strategies going forward

As a prequel to our two-day Solar O&M Europe event, we hosted a complimentary, live webinar in which three speakers provided deeper insights in a number of key topics for asset owners, -managers and service providers. 


Webinar Recordings


Webinar Programme & Slides


Practical challenges in expanding a PV portfolio

  • How to aggregate data and deal with different monitoring systems
  • In which way does the O&M strategy change for an increasing number of assets
  • Measuring availability and performance: are the operators living up to the guarantees in the contracts
Martin Neumeyr /// Head of Operation Management - meteocontrol

Martin Neumeyr joined meteocontrol GmbH in 2009 as Project Engineer. His duties over the years included Construction Manager, Project Manager and Technical Adviser of investors for large scale PV projects in Europe. In January 2014 he assumed the position as Department Manager of the Operation and Maintenance department. meteocontrol GmbH is a technological leader and one of the most innovative service providers in the solar energy sector. The company has supported solar projects for more than 30 years, and develops and markets services and products in the energy and weather data management areas.

Italy: adapting the O&M strategy to the changing market environment

  • How do the recent regulatory changes impact the importance of proper O&M
  • Different scenarios in Italy and resulting strategy (changes) for O&M   
Daniele del Pesce /// COO & Head of Sales - Belectric Italia

Daniele is responsible for the direction of operational business and foresees the implementation of new company and organizational structures at Belectric Italia. He is also head of Sales and Business Development within Italy. Before joining Belectric Daniele held various roles at Balcke Duerr Italia, ranging from engineer and project manager to COO and Sales & BD Director.

Understanding an investor’s AM and O&M strategy

  • Evolving O&M/Asset Management strategy over the last 3 years
  • Integration challenges in a heterogeneous portfolio
  • Next future challenges in an unstable regulatory framework: redefinition of O&M/AM strategies
  • Renewal/renegotiation of O&M and Asset Management agreements
Carlos Rey /// Senior Portfolio Manager - Foresight Group

Carlos joined Foresight in December 2011. Prior to that, he covered several roles as renewables energy source “RES” project developer and technical consultant in the international Renewable Energy sector with particular focus on the Spanish and Italian markets. Based in Foresight's UK HQ office, Carlos is responsible for the management and operations of Foresight’s Spanish and Italian solar portfolio of circa 100 MW. Graduated in Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering by UPC Barcelona, Carlos is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, Italian and English.